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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #174: Shapes and Designs ~

Nature offers us many interesting shapes and designs. Sometimes I’ll take a picture of a scene, like the field of dandelions and sky filled with light puffy clouds below, simply because the repeated pattern delights me! Bubbles on the beach, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge # 173: Interesting Architecture ~

In July, 1994 my husband and I flew to France where we were treated to a three-week excursion with his cousin, Catherine, her husband Jean François, and their daughter Adeline. That was 27 years ago, and my camera was a … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #172: A Day in My Life – Gone Fishing! ~

Trout fishing from boats on beautiful wild northwest lakes is a team sport in my family. We all have a stake in the outcome, so we work together to find where fish are biting, lure them to bite our hook, … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #171: Weird & Wonderful ~

How I love the critters and living organisms that fit this category! Though I don’t often visit dry desert places, when my younger sister lived in San Diego, my older sister and I visited her and she treated us to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #170: Street Art ~

As the 1989 centennial anniversary of Washington State approached, the timber and fishing industries that had supported the Long Beach Peninsula were in decline. Hoping to attract tourists, Ilwaco Port Director Bob Peterson spearheaded an effort to “paint larger-than-life murals … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169: The Ordinary ~

Here is another challenge right up my alley. When I’m outside, it’s not unusual to find me crouched down to get a photo of some small bit of life passing by. As Jello and I were on our way to … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #168: Seen Better Days ~

Oh, my – Tina has me pegged! When I was in high school I loved to go to old buildings near our farm and draw various aspects of them. My affection for once useful structures and other stuff that has … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #167: The Colors of Autumn ~

Ornamental maple trees are turning on their autumn razzle-dazzle all over the Pacific Northwest, as we greet October with a few days of welcome rain. The little bright crab-apples (below) caught my eye and made my mouth water. My grandmother … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 165: Wide Angle ~

Just getting to the point where I can post anything on my blog right now has been a monumental task. Sometimes just taking the course of least resistance is the best way to get to where I want to be. … Continue reading

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #162: It’s all About the Light ~

Light on the west coast USA changes every day, all day long, all year through. In response to Tina’s challenge, this week I offer a few case-in-point examples, starting with the effect of fog compared to clear bright sunlight. “In … Continue reading

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